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Welcome to the Church of Saint Mary Syderstone

 
Summer dawn at Syderstone © Jon Bunting

Saint Mary's is the parish church for the communities of Syderstone, Barmer, Blenheim Park and Wicken Green Village. Click here for How to Find Us.
The church is open every day of the year during daylight hours and vistors are always welcome. We've recently erected large signs on the Docking Road to make the church easier to find.
A historic round tower church of Norman origins in its present form, people have been coming to worship, meet together, celebrate Christmas, Lent, Easter and Harvest, be married, unite at christenings, and pay respect to family and friends at funerals, for around thirty generations.

Services at St Mary's

Please take note

 

In light of the coronavirus epidemic, services within the Benefice have been suspended.

 

For as long as this continues there will be a weekly celebration of the Eucharist in Our Lady Saint Mary, South Creake each Sunday at 10:30 am. However, this is NOT an invitation to attend but I would encourage you to join me either via the Benefice Facebook page (@creakebenefice) where the service will be streamed live or in an act of spiritual communion. Attached here is a document which may aid your devototion in this respect.

 

All the churches will remain open daily as usual for private prayer. Should you enter a church and find another person there, please remember to follow the national guidance of ensuring that you maintain approximatelt 2 metres distance from that person.


 

1st Sunday: 11.00 am Parish Eucharist (CW)

2nd Sunday: 11.00 am Morning Worship (CW)

3rd Sunday: 11.00 am Parish Eucharist (CW)

4th Sunday: 4.00 pm Praise Service

5th Sunday: 11.00 am Parish Eucharist (CW)

BCP: Book of Common Prayer

CW: Common Worship

 For occasional variations in the pattern of services, see the Calendar to the right.


Benefice update - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In light of the coronavirus epidemic, services within the Benefice have been suspended.

 

For as long as this continues there will be a weekly celebration of the Eucharist in Our Lady Saint Mary, South Creake each Sunday at 10:30 am. However, this is NOT an invitation to attend but I would encourage you to join me either via the Benefice Facebook page (@creakebenefice) where the service will be streamed live or in an act of spiritual communion. Attached here is a document which may aid your devototion in this respect.

 

All the churches will remain open daily as usual for private prayer. Should you enter a church and find another person there, please remember to follow the national guidance of ensuring that you maintain approximatelt 2 metres distance from that person.

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Daily Bible Verse

05 July 2020

  • SUN, 5 July
    Jesus said: I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for having revealed to little children what you have hidden from the learned and clever. (Matthew 11:25-27)

Statement of Inclusivity

Syderstone Parochial Church Council, which has the care of the parishioners of Barmer, Blenheim Park, Syderstone and Wicken Green, fully supports and accepts the ordination of both men and women as deacons, priests and bishops in the Church of England and in the wider Anglican Communion. As God welcomes us we welcome everyone to the family of our churches regardless of their age, physical ability, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality.

Church of Saint Mary

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